Salmon en Papillote (Salmon in Parchment)

I love this simple and very healthy French technique. All you need is a fast cooking protein, an aromatic herb and some seasoning. You need: Salmon. Basil leaves. Olive oil. Salt and Pepper. Parchment paper. The fish must be at room temperature. The width of the parchment paper must be at least 4 times theContinue reading “Salmon en Papillote (Salmon in Parchment)”

Tricolour Omelette

Eggs are a power house of nutrition. They are many ways to consume them and an omelette lets you make them both flavorful and colorful. You Need: One red bell pepper, cut into small pieces or grated. One Egg. Grated Cheese. Butter. Basil leaves. Heat butter and fry the red bell pepper. Keep them spreadContinue reading “Tricolour Omelette”

Chicken & Cabbage Stir Fry with Lemon Grass

This is a super quick and very refreshing dish. You need: One chicken breast, boneless and cut into small pieces. 200 gms of chopped cabbage. Some basil leaves. One or two stalks of lemongrass. Only the white part, finely diced. Some shallots chopped up. A few thin slices of ginger. Green chilies, 2 or 3Continue reading “Chicken & Cabbage Stir Fry with Lemon Grass”

Broccoli, Basil, Capsicum

You need: Broccoli, cut and blanched. Capsicum, yellow or red. A bunch of Basil leaves, chopped up. Garlic cloves, roughly chopped up. A lemon. Dry red chilies and chilly flakes. Salt and pepper for seasoning. Heat olive oil and toss in the garlic and chillies. Stir Fry for two to three minutes and then addContinue reading “Broccoli, Basil, Capsicum”

Basil, Peppers and Mushrooms

Heat a couple of tablespoons of Olive oil. Saute chopped garlic in it. Use a good amount of garlic as this is one of the best combinations in the world. Garlic with Olive oil…..mmmm..beautiful. Saute quartered mushrooms taking care to avoid boiling them in the huge amount of water they release. Add large green peppers,Continue reading “Basil, Peppers and Mushrooms”